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 (är-tō′), Antonin 1896-1948.
French surrealist poet and playwright who advocated a deliberately shocking and confrontational style of drama he called "Theatre of Cruelty."

Artaud

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(Biography) Antonin (ɑ̃tɔnɛ̃). 1896–1948, French stage director and dramatist, whose concept of the theatre of cruelty is expounded in Manifeste du théâtre de la cruauté (1932) and Le Théâtre et son double (1938)
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ARTAUD, ANTONIN, Van Gogh el suicidado por la sociedad, Argonauta, Buenos Aires, 1998.
Theater of Cruelty Project for an experimental theater that was proposed by the French poet, actor, and theorist Artaud, Antonin and that became a major influence on avant-garde 20th-century theater.